What does “Offsite Storage” mean in HOLLIS? How do I get access to that?

Due to space limitations on campus, a substantial portion of the library’s holdings are stored offsite. Most of these items can be requested via HOLLIS, and will usually arrive within 1 business day. You will receive an email once the item is available for you to pick up.

If HOLLIS does not display a “Request” link for the item, you may need to contact the holding library to make arrangements.

Have another HOLLIS question? Our HOLLIS User Guide provides an overview of HOLLIS's features and functions.

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